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Rasmus Rask

Rasmus Kristian Rask was a Danish linguist and philologist. He wrote several grammars and worked on comparative phonology and morphology. Rask traveled extensively to study languages, first to Iceland, where he wrote the first grammar of Icelandic, and later to Russia, Persia, India, and Ceylon. Shortly before his death, he was hired as professor of Eastern languages at the University of Copenhagen. Rask is especially known for his contributions to comparative... Read More

BornRasmus Christian Nielsen Rasch
22 November 1787
Brændekilde, Denmark
Died14 November 1832 (aged 44)
Copenhagen, Denmark
NationalityDanish

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